Hainan Chicken Rice & Char Siew Cooking Class

Penang, Malaysia

05 hours
1 - 4 travelers
Booking notice
1 day
Standard price
RM 270.00

I speak English, Malay, Mandarin

Learn to cook authentic Nanyang Chinese Food (Hainan Chicken Rice, Char Siew & Chai Boey) with Chef Samuel, a homegrown Malaysian and professional chef. You'll experience the morning wet market at Air Itam as well as local dishes that show you the diversity of Malaysia.

Hi, I'm Chef Samuel, a homegrown Malaysian and professional chef with 10 years in international renowned hotels. You'll experience the morning wet market at Air Itam as well as local dishes that show you the diversity of Malaysia. Rest assure it's worth every penny as it will be professional taught while you enjoy having fun in this hands-on cooking class!

Malaysia food culture has strong influence from ethnic like Malay, Chinese, Indian, Baba Nyonya & Mamak. Each day will feature an ethnic's cuisine. However, only on Tuesday we will be focusing on The Nanyang Chinese (Hainan Chicken Rice, Char Siew & Chai Boey). Along the class, you'll also taste nutmeg juice, which is a refreshing native-grown fruit. At the end, we'll sit and enjoy what you have prepared, and learn a little more about Malaysian gastronomy.

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07:30 AM

Pick up from George Town

08:00 AM

Stroll at Air Itam Morning Wet Market


After your pick -up, we will head straight to Air Itam Wet Market. Please be ready by 7:30A.M. Here we will be observe how locals buy their fresh produce. We will also have breakfast and buy some ingredients for our class.

09:00 AM

Breakfast Tasting at Local Coffee Shop

09:30 AM

Cooking Class


Our hands-on cooking class takes place in a beautiful venue overlooking a lovely view of Penang. The menu consists of Penang street food and rotates throughout the week.

11:30 AM



Enjoy a meal prepared by you, and for you!

12:30 PM

Drop off & Bye!


We'll bid goodbye and we hope to see you again!

Travel notes

We can accommodate lacto, ovo and pesco vegetarian diet as well as vegan diet. Please let us know in advance if you have any.

Please bring a takeaway box with you (let's save the environment).

Outfit Recommendations

Light and Cozy

Bring an umbrella (if you are afraid of the heat/rain).

Where we will meet

Air Itam, Penang, Malaysia

How to get there

Standard price
RM 270.00 /Pax
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How to get there

Pick-up service from your hotel is available within Georgetown area. Please be ready by 7:30 A.M.